Should agencies pilot zero trust now?
Many have successfully implemented elements of ZT, but at least one security expert cautioned waiting until they have a handle on all their data.
White House seeks input on AI technical standards
What are the "priority areas for federal involvement in AI standards-related activities"?
Lawmakers question proposed budget cuts, layoffs at NIST
Also: an update on the institute's forthcoming Privacy Framework.
Internet of Things cybersecurity bill is back with bipartisan support
The goal is to ensure that all government agencies are operating under the same set of security guidelines when they buy IoT devices, which have a wide range of civilian and military uses.
DISA wants to standardize metrics for commercial cloud contracts across government
Working with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, DISA issued a request for information asking for industry feedback on the types of metrics federal agencies should include in commercial cloud SLAs.
NIST’s Ron Ross argues for sharing threat intelligence
Today's growing infrastructure means that adversaries have an "unlimited opportunity to do damage," Ross says, recommending agencies do more to share threat intelligence.